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Skeletal muscle

Introduction: Skeletal muscle

Description of Skeletal muscle

Skeletal muscle: a muscle that is connected at either or both ends to a bone and so move parts of the skeleton; a muscle that is characterized by transverse stripes.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Skeletal muscle: Striated muscles having fibers connected at either or both extremities with the bony framework of the body. These are found in appendicular and axial muscles. (From Stedman, 25th ed).
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Skeletal muscle: Related Topics

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Skeletal muscle as an Organ

Skeletal muscle (organ): Skeletal muscle consists of muscular tissue made up of...more »

Skeletal muscle (organ): The ordinary usage of the word "muscle" refers to skeletal muscle. This is the best known type of muscle that is

Skeletal muscle (organ): See Skeletal muscle (organ information).

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

More specific terms for Skeletal muscle:

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Broader terms for Skeletal muscle

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Skeletal muscle

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Skeletal muscle

The following list attempts to classify Skeletal muscle into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • muscle,musculus
  • contractile organ,contractor
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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